Pignoli Cookies Recipe

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Joji Modified: December 28, 2021
Pignoli Cookies Recipe


How To Make Pignoli Cookies

Make cookies without flour but with all the flavor using this pignoli cookies recipe. This is a sweet and nutty five-ingredient dessert.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 18 mins
Total: 48 mins


  • 12 fl oz almond paste
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • cup pine nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with foil; lightly grease foil.

  2. Mix almond paste and granulated sugar in food processor until smooth. Add confectioners' sugar and 2 egg whites; process until smooth.
  3. Whisk remaining 2 egg whites in small bowl. Place pine nuts on shallow plate. With lightly floured hands, roll dough into 1 inch balls.

  4. Coat balls in egg whites, shaking off excess, then roll in pine nuts, pressing lightly to stick. Arrange balls on cookie sheets, and flatten slightly to form a 1½ inch round.

  5. Bake 15 to 18 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Let stand on cookie sheet 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool.


  • Sugar: 10g
  • :
  • Calcium: 18mg
  • Calories: 108kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 70mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Vitamin A: 2IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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